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04/20/2021 NBA
April 20, 1986: Michael Jordan sets NBA playoff record with 63 points
On April 20th 1986, Chicago guard Michael Jordan scored an NBA Playoff record 63 points, but the Bulls dropped a 135-131 double-overtime decision to the Celtics at Boston Garden in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference First Round. Jordan shot 22-of-41 from the field and 19-of-21 from the free-throw line in his record performance, breaking Elgin Baylor's previous mark of 61 points in a playoff game, set during the Lakers' 126-121 road win at Boston in Game 5 of the 1962 NBA Finals.

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